No. 37 Bears finished ahead of four top-35 ranked teams
Six of nation's top nine teams are in 18-team field
Pair of freshmen record top-25 individual finishes
BU is in front of eight top-50 ranked teams
Freshman Gurleen Kaur in second place after debuting with 2-under 69
Enrolled prior to spring semester, played in top four spots in Baylor lineup in all six tournaments ... Posted team’s second-best stroke average at 75.39 over 18 rounds, including two rounds at par or better ... Earned two top-25 finishes and one top-10 ... Began collegiate career at No. 3 spot in lineup, carding 27-over 240 to finish 75th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... Played No. 4 and tied for 64th place with 13-over 226 at Hurricane Invitational ... Moved back to No. 3 and tied for 37th place with 9-over 225 at Wildcat Invitational ... Played in No. 2 spot in lineup for final three tournaments ... Shot first-round even-par 72 on way to 3-over 219 to tie for sixth place at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational ... Shot even-par 72 in first round and finished with 4-over 220 to tie for 17th place at Ping ASU Invitational ... Tied for 35th place with 11-over 227 at Big 12 Championship, including 1-over 73 scores in first and third rounds ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Won 2014 Campeonato Juvenil Copa Eduardo Herrera in native Colombia, shooting 73-73 to take the top qualifying spot before winning championship in match play ... Rallied from five strokes down entering final round to claim tournament title at 2014 Copa Camilo Villegas with 75-72-70=217 ... Claimed tournament titles at 2014 Campeonato Nacional de Mayores – Copa El Tiempo, 2013 Midwest Junior Players Championship, 2013 Copa Camilo Villegas, 2012 Copa Arturo Calle Infantil, 2012 Abierto de Golf, 2011 Tercera Parada Nacional Menores and 2011 Campeonato National Infantil.
Full name is Maria Alejandra Vesga ... Born May 20, 1998, in Bucaramanga, Colombia ... Daughter of Manuel Vesga and Luz Marin ... Business major.
BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS:
Best round: 72, twice; last at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Best finish: t-6th at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 18-hole score: 72, twice; last at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 36-hole score: 145 at Ping ASU Invitational (spring 2016)
Lowest 54-hole score: 219 at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational (spring 2016)
Top 5 finishes: none
Top 10 finishes: one; last at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational, t-6th (spring 2016)
Top 25 finishes: two; last at Ping ASU Invitational, t-17th (spring 2016)